Media invitation - Leukemia research: Cole Foundation supports the most promising researchers

    MONTREAL, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Leukemia research is getting a major
boost from the Cole Foundation as it once again awards 21 fellowships to the
best researchers at the Université de Montréal, McGill University, and the
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Institut Armand-Frappier.
These young scientists are working to gain a better understanding of pediatric
leukemia in order to develop new therapeutic avenues. The media are invited to
attend the presentation of the fellowships and meet these talented

            The Cole Foundation Fellowship Program Award Ceremony
                             Monday, June 2, 2008
                 Fellowship Research Exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
                         Award Ceremony at 4:15 p.m.
                          McIntyre Medical Building
                             McGill University,
       3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, 6th floor / 1200 Pine Avenue

                           A reception will follow.

    The Cole Foundation was created in 1980 by Montreal businessman John N.
(Jack) Cole. After his only child, Penny, died of leukemia, he established the
Cole Foundation to support Montreal hospitals and their research into
pediatric oncology and hematology.

For further information:

For further information: Julie Gazaille, Press Attaché, Université de
Montréal, (514) 343-6796,; Pascal Zamprelli,
Communications Officer, McGill University, (514) 398-1385,

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